New Members

If you would like to join the grotto, please submit the online form linked below and pay dues by: 1) PayPal, 2) bring cash/check to a monthly meeting, or 3) mail it to the address below:

San Francisco Bay Chapter
National Speleological Society
c/o Treasurer
PO Box 2282
Menlo Park, CA 94026

Membership includes:

  • An electronic subscription to the monthly SFBC Newsletter
  • Membership in the NSS Western Region and subscription to the quarterly California Caver newsletter
  • For NSS members, voting privileges in grotto elections and region meetings
  • Access to SFBC Wiki of Caves
  • Access to recorded presentations given at Grotto Meetings
  • Access to SFBC newsletters and archives including our Xappian PDF Search Engine
  • Participation in grotto expeditions, cave trips, and activities.
  • Eligible to apply for the SFBC Trip Fund.

Regular membership in the SFBC is $20.00 annually. If you prefer a paper copy of the newsletter through the US Mail there is a $10 additional fee ($30 total). Family membership is per household residential address and may be added for $1 per additional person. More information on pricing is on the membership form. More information on membership categories can be found here.

Checks should be made out to “SFBC-NSS”.

Membership Form

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